Pence visits state with better per capita income and infrastructure system than Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Pence has a campaign fundraising problem. It’s gotten so bad that the governor had to travel to Missouri today to cozy up to Missouri billionaire Rex Sinquefield for cash. But the billionaire comes with baggage. Aside from calling minimum wage an “injustice,” Sinquefield believes public schools are a conspiracy of the Ku Klux Klan and he was caught using the notoriousAshley Madison site, a webpage focused on extramarital affairs.
After putting an out-of-touch social agenda ahead of the economic well-being of Hoosier families, it’s no wonder Mike Pence has found himself with no other option.
“It’s no surprise that dollars are drying up for Mike Pence. Hoosiers are fed up with seeing their wages plummet while Pence’s out-of-touch social agenda takes a front seat in the administration,” said Drew Anderson, communications director. “This fundraiser should be a red flag because it shows the governor is willing to do anything to save his sinking campaign – even if it means cozying up to a radical member of his party. But Gov. Pence is too late. Hoosiers are fed up with this election-year, tone-deaf agenda.”
Ironically enough, Gov. Pence is also visiting a state that holds better wage strength for families (31stper capita income in the USA) and a better overall infrastructure system (a C- rating by the American Society of Civil Engineers).
Under Mike Pence, Indiana’s per capita income has fallen to 38th in the nation and the state’s infrastructure has crumbled its way to a D+ rating, putting the state’s “Crossroads of America” reputation at risk. Further, Gov. Pence has put his out-of-touch ideology ahead of the overall well-being of the state. This includes signing RFRA – which brought a $250 million economic panic for the state and put Indiana’s coveted “Hoosier Hospitality” reputation in jeopardy.